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Skara appeared in 26 games this season, with seven starts, averaging nearly 20 minutes per game (USA TODAY Sports-Glenn Beil).
Skara appeared in 26 games this season, with seven starts, averaging nearly 20 minutes per game (USA TODAY Sports-Glenn Beil).

CLEMSON, S.C. — Redshirt-junior forward David Skara will not return for his senior season and will instead pursue his dream of playing professional basketball, head coach Brad Brownell announced on Tuesday. Skara will graduate in May with a degree in economics.

“I’d like to thank David for his contributions to our program over the last two seasons,” said Brownell. “He had a big impact on this program in his time in Clemson and played a crucial role in this team advancing to the Sweet 16. We’re proud of David for graduating from Clemson come May and for how hard he has worked to put himself in this position.”

“I can’t thank Coach Brownell, my teammates, the coaching staff and everyone in Clemson enough for making my experience here a great one,” said Skara. “I represented the University with great pride while I was a student and I always will the rest of my life. This team has been very special to me and I will always cherish our run to the Sweet 16 this year! Now that I’ll be graduating in May, I’ve decided that it is in my best interest to pursue my life-long goal of playing professional basketball.”

Skara appeared in 26 games this season, including seven starts for Coach Brownell’s squad. He averaged 3.3 points and 2.8 rebounds per contest, while shooting 42.3 percent from the floor in nearly 20 minutes of action per game.

He scored a season-high 11 points in a blowout win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Dec. 22. While being a threat offensively, Skara prided himself on the defensive side of the ball – constantly guarding some of the best players in the league and country.

Clemson guards Shelton Mitchell and Marcquise Reed recently declared for the NBA draft, but did not sign with an agent, leaving the possibility of a return to school before a late May deadline.

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spacer Europe I guess***
T_I_P
spacer Re: Europe I guess***
allorangeallthetime52®
spacer Re: Europe I guess***
Marshall®
spacer yes. Could just be a matter of wanting to be closer to home***
T_I_P
spacer Re: Europe I guess***
robbensdale®
spacer Economics I guess
TigerSHARKey®
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Marine4Life
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deroberts
spacer the cowards will stay away***
CM Shack
spacer leave colin alone***
henry®
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dixiedon
spacer No, but the NBA isn't the only professional basketball
tiggerz04®
spacer Congrats and good luck!!!!***
GSCtiger
spacer Thanks for a great season and good luck***
rgby83®
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JD404®
spacer Best wishes, thanks for the hard work***
CM Shack
spacer Good luck to David, but
GoTigers58
spacer link to where ANYBODY but you said star?***
CM Shack
spacer Re: link to where ANYBODY but you said star?***
ta33
spacer Re: link to where ANYBODY but you said star?***
GoTigers58
spacer he's not leaving early, he graduates in May
Knuck®
spacer Typically, guys with a degree aren't "leaving early"***
CM Shack
spacer Oglesby left after 2 years, he certainly didn't have NBA
CM Shack
spacer Ha! that wasn't all Oglesby making that decision
Knuck®
spacer You remember incorrectly, there was no such issue...OP did
CM Shack
spacer Re: You remember incorrectly, there was no such issue...OP did
Knuck®
spacer spin it all you want, but he didn't leave due to a
CM Shack
spacer Reading is fundamental but comprehension is key
Knuck®
spacer It was absolutely 100% his decision and in no way did it
CM Shack
spacer are you dense or just gotta be right?
Knuck®
spacer I was going to ask you the same question Spinmaster...You
CM Shack
spacer yep... you just gotta be right...
Knuck®
spacer The thing is, I AM right....You misremembered and can't cop
CM Shack
spacer If tomas nagys can do it... i think Skara can do it.***
El Tigre 1
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kerigantoo®
spacer Wish you had stayed!
HumbleServant®
spacer 5 returning players for 018/19?
Prime T. Tiger
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Pizzy
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knowitall
spacer This is surprising.
CoolerThanYou
spacer not surprising at all really...
Knuck®
spacer I get your drift but don't tell me this didnt
CoolerThanYou
spacer Re: I get your drift but don't tell me this didnt
Knuck®
spacer Ok so we are both surprised with this announcement.
CoolerThanYou
spacer I didn't know he is graduating, and its really not
Knuck®
spacer So ok to close this side discussion
CoolerThanYou
spacer see, this is the challenge and freedom in a mutt language
Knuck®
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Chester505®
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HumbleServant®
spacer Crump with a 10/10 troll job
CU2013®
spacer Skara is smart with his Econ degree , he's
catfan®
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ZeeGantt®
spacer OMG . . .
PetesPonies
spacer what is he thinking***
hphallman
spacer Turning pro!! Good luck David!***
Tiger5
spacer Is this real?
nkickha
spacer Simms Better Get Ready and ...
OhWiseOne®
spacer Wow..That sucks. We needed him.
Carlsbad®
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